The fact anyone would try to make money off of the pain of losing a loved one to COVID-19 is not only appalling, but it's probably going to keep happening. The Better Business Bureau and FEMA are warning those who lost a loved one to be wary of calls for a death certificate or an offer to pay for funeral expenses.
It's sad that global pandemic times are no different when it comes to scammers trying to take advantage of the public. The Green River District Health Department is warning of a new contact tracing scam that's circulating.
When it comes to scammers you can never let your guard down. There's a new texting scam that has hit area residents and Owensboro Police want us to be aware. I just received one of these text messages minutes ago. Have you received one yet?